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"On Israel, the watchtower has become a very lonely place — The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg is on it with him, [the New Republic's Martin] Peretz says, but there aren't too many others," writes Benjamin Wallace-Wells at New York magazine.
International climate negotiations collapsed in December 2009 in Copenhagen (soon dubbed "Flopnhagen") - and the just-completed round in Cancun, Mexico, achieved little. Basically, the public no longer trusts the science being dispensed by the United Nations. Also, major developing countries, including China and India, refuse to sacrifice economic growth for an uncertain goal.
Iraq's Kurds said Tuesday they won't resume oil exports from their self-ruled territory unless the central government recognizes the contracts Kurds have already signed with international energy companies.
Framed photographs large and small hang in every room and adorn the walls of every corridor inside the Bay Hill Club & Lodge, memories of Arnold Palmer and more than a half-century he devoted to golf.
China's military is deploying a new anti-ship ballistic missile that can sink U.S. aircraft carriers, a weapon that specialists say gives Beijing new power-projection capabilities that will affect U.S. support for its Pacific allies.
Brace yourself: The neo-Malthusians will soon be in full cry, warning that population is outrunning the world's food supply.
NEW DELHI | The theme of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India was "friends, not rivals," but a border dispute remains a source of tension and, analysts warn, potential conflict between the Asian giants.
Communist rebels threatened more attacks Sunday despite looming peace talks with the Philippine government, as they marked the insurgency's 42nd anniversary by defiantly marching with their weapons in public view.
Israel vowed Sunday to boycott a 2011 U.N. summit commemorating a controversial conference on racism that became overshadowed by disputes over the Middle East.